Board of Directors
The East Bay Community Energy Board of Directors is made up of an elected official from each of the participating jurisdictions and one representative (non-voting) from the Community Advisory Committee (CAC). Our Board meets once a month and all meetings are open to the public. Visit the Public Meetings page for more information about the Board’s meetings.
The Board sets rates and determines the mix of power sources. You can view a copy of the final Joint Powers Authority agreement here (PDF).
EBCE’s Board of Directors has an Executive Committee that meets monthly. Members of the Executive Committee are indicated in bold.
|Alameda County||Supervisor Richard Valle||Supervisor Keith Carson|
|Albany||Council Member Aaron Tiedemann||Vice Mayor Preston Jordan|
|Berkeley||Council Member Kate Harrison||Mayor Jessie Arreguin|
|Dublin||Mayor Melissa Hernandez||Vice Mayor Shawn Kumagai|
|Emeryville||Mayor Dianne Martinez, Vice Chair||Council Member Scott Donahue|
|Fremont||Mayor Lily Mei||Council Member Teresa Cox|
|Hayward||Council Member Elisa Marquez||Council Member Aisha Wahab|
|Livermore||Council Member Brittni Kiick||Council Member Gina Bonanno|
|Newark||Council Member Mike Hannon||Mayor Al Nagy|
|Oakland||Council Member Dan Kalb, Chair||Council Member Rebecca Kaplan|
|Piedmont||Mayor Teddy Gray King||Council Member Conna McCarthy|
|Pleasanton||Council Member Kathy Narum||Vice Mayor Julie Testa|
|San Leandro||Council Member Corina Lopez||Council Member Fred Simon|
|Tracy||Council Member Dan Arriola||Council Member Eleassia Davis|
|Union City||Council Member Jaime Patino||Council Member Gary Singh|
|Community Advisory Committee (non-voting)||Mary Sutter, Chair||Jane Franch, Vice Chair|
Note: In 2019 the cities of Newark, Pleasanton, and Tracy adopted ordinances and resolutions to join EBCE’s Joint Powers Authority, and subsequently EBCE’s Board adopted a resolution to include those cities within EBCE’s Joint Powers Authority and service area, with customer enrollments to begin in 2021.
Community Advisory Committee
The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) consists of nine members plus two alternates appointed by the Board of Directors. The committee acts as a liaison between key stakeholders and our Board, holding public committee meetings on a regular basis. Visit the Public Meetings page for more information about CAC meetings.
About the Community Advisory Committee
The Community Advisory Committee was formed in 2016 as part of the East Bay Community Energy Joint Powers Authority and appointed by the Board of Directors to advise the Board on all subjects related to the operations of the Community Choice Aggregation program. The CAC gives the community a voice in its choice for electricity services, clean energy resource investments, and local energy projects.
EBCE strives to ensure a diversity of members and alternates based on location, population, work experience, and community interest.
Interested in Joining the Community Advisory Committee?
The 2020-2021 application period is now open. EBCE is seeking to fill 5 vacant and 10 alternate service area seats. If you are interested in being a Community Advisory Committee Member or Alternate, please complete this application: Community Advisory Committee Application before 5:00 pm on Monday, 2/15/2021.
Applicants who need special assistance or a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate and wish to request an alternative format for the application materials should contact EBCE at 510-736-4981 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sign up below for email notifications of upcoming public meetings and events to receive notifications during the application period.
EBCE encourages service-area residents or business owners who have owned/operated a business in the service area for at least 5 years and those in underrepresented communities to apply.
Click to see the Community Advisory Committee Work Plan (PDF)
|Name||Organization||Stakeholder Category||City of Residence|
|Anne Olivia Eldred||Oakland resident||Energy Advocate/Rate Payer||Oakland|
|Jane Franch, Vice Chair||Numi Organic Tea||Business||Berkeley|
|Cynthia Landry||SEIU Local 1021||Labor Union||Oakland|
|Monica Padilla||Silicon Valley Clean Energy||Energy Advocate/Ratepayer||Fremont|
|Mary Sutter, Chair||Grounded Research||Energy Advocate/Ratepayer||Hayward|
|Ernie Pacheco||Communication Workers of America, District 9, AFL-CIO||Labor Union||Hayward|
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